Course | Summer Course
Course Leader | Jo Baumber
Ages| 3 - 18 year olds
Location | Arts Centre, Guildford, Surrey, GU1 2RE
Programme Length | One Week, Full-Time
Dates | Monday 29th July - Friday 2nd August 2019
The Summer Course is one of the highlights of the year at Italia Conti Arts Centre and offers a unique opportunity to experience a Performing Arts course under the direction of its excellent professional staff. The programme is designed on professional development of Stage and Performance technique and involves direct participation by leading choreographers, directors and industry professionals.
Whether it’s for recreation, physical and social development or a serious step towards a long-term career, the emphasis is on enjoyment and will give a taste of what life is like at our full time training academy.
Each student is given the experience of attending a variety of classes throughout the course. In addition a theatre trip may be arranged and a short performance of progress will be shown at the end of the week.
The Summer course runs for one week during the summer holidays and a full week booking only is considered. A typical day will include a Ballet class, Jazz class, Fitness class, Acting, Singing and Musical Theatre, plus additional workshops.
SUMMER COURSE TIMES
3 - 5 years, 9.30am - 11.30am | 5 - 7 years, 9.30am - 3pm | 7 - 14 years, 10am - 4pm | 14 - 18 years, 9 - 5 pm
The course includes a range of classes such as:
- Ballet - Acting
- Jazz - Singing
- Fitness - Musical Theatre
Students are given the opportunity to take part in a performance showcasing what they have learnt at the end of the week. This will take place in the Arts Centre performance space.
Instruction is offered to students between the ages of 9-18 years at two levels levels:
- Associates (3-13 years)
- Professional (14 - 18 years)
Tuition Fees | 3 - 5 years - £90
5 - 7 years - £200
7 - 14 years - £250
14 - 18 years - £300
Deposit | 25% (non-refundable)
Theatre Trip | £35 (optional)
DEPOSIT & PAYMENT OF FEES
A deposit of 25% is required upon application to hold your place. This is non-refundable, unless an applicant cannot be accepted. The remaining balance must be paid 6 weeks prior to the course commencement date by either bacs transfer or cheque, further details of which will be given after application to the course.
ASSOCIATE SCHOOL STUDENT / AUDITION DISCOUNT
There is a 10% discount for any current Conti students at Associate Schools, and anyone who has auditioned at Italia Conti Arts Centre this academic year.
Cancellations made 4 weeks prior to the course commencement date will receive a 50% refund, thereafter no refund will be made.
FEES TERMS & CONDITIONS
Terms and conditions apply upon acceptance to the course and can be found on our Policies page.
Students are only accepted between the ages of 3-18 years.
No audition is required for this course as we wish to encourage participation in the arts for all abilities.
The Arts Centre regrets it does not offer boarding facilities to Summer course students. The Arts Centre is a 'day' school and students accepted on the Summer course are responsible for finding their own accommodation.
Students will be in the care of experienced house staff and student safety is of the utmost importance. No one under the age of 16 years will be allowed to leave the premises during course hours.
An optional theatre trip is arranged for those who wish to experience a West End show. The theatre trip is an enjoyable and fun evening in which students are escorted by our staff to the theatre. The trip is available to students age 7-13 and our 2019 trip will be confirmed soon.
Application to the Summer School course can be made using our application form.
Applicants must complete the form and pay the deposit (25%) in order to hold your place on the course. Upon receiving your application we will contact you with further information. The remaining balance must be paid 6 weeks prior to the course commencement date.
Deposit fees are non-refundable. These fees act as both an administration fee for processing your application and holding your place on the course.
In line with our admissions policy, the academy reserves the right to alter or withdraw offers at any point.